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For the greeting in a business letter when you don't know the name of the person who will be reading it, which of the following is least likely to conform to present-day usage? A. Dear Mrs. Carleton B. Dear Sir C. Dear Mr. Givens D. Dear Editor
A. Dear Sir
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User: For the greeting in a business letter when you don't know the name of the person who will be reading it, which of the following is least likely to conform to present-day usage? A. Dear Mrs. Carleton B. Dear Sir C. Dear Mr. Givens D. Dear Editor

Weegy: A. Dear Sir
denisara|Points 37|

User: An interjection is always A. preceded by preposition. B. related to another word in the sentence. C. intended to show feeling. D. followed by an exclamation point

Weegy: B. followed by an exclamation point
yestfl|Points 485|

User: Which of the following is the best opening sentence for a business letter that you want to sound fairly informal? A. Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today. B. I am in receipt of your order of February 10. C. This letter is to make you cognizant of our receipt of your order. D. Please be advised that I've just received your order

Weegy: Your order of February 10 arrived in our office today.
yestfl|Points 485|

User: Which of the following sentences has a relative clause? A. Tony ate the pizza and then went to the movies. B. The bus stopped at the corner, but she forgot to get off. C. Many young people are searching for jobs. D. The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour.

User: Which of the following statements about connecting paragraphs is correct? A. You can use a pointing word that that refers to a word in the previous paragraph. B. You can't state an idea in paragraph 2 that's related to an idea in paragraph 1. C. Two paragraphs may be joined by an action verb. D. A good connection between two paragraphs is an implied transition.

Weegy: A good connection between two paragraphs is an implied transition
Expert answered|tink252|Points 34|

User: A clause from sentence (i) has been turned into a(n) _______ in sentence (ii). (i) Since she knew what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. (ii) Knowing what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. A. compound predicate B. relative pronoun C. phrase D. infinitive

Weegy: IT HAS BEEN TURNED INTO A PHRASE - ACTUALLY, A PARTICIPLE PHRASE, SINCE IT MODIFIES THE SUBJECT "SHE."
Expert answered|tink252|Points 34|

User: Which of the following is a way you could begin an essay that's about the medical uses of iodine? A. Last summer, a splinter in my brother's leg became infected, which led to blood poisoning. He could have prevented the problem with a few drops of iodine. B. The Winter Olympics of 1980 took place in the beautiful area of Lake Placid, New York. Lake Placid is nestled in the Adirondack mountains. C. Although iodine is useful for medical treatments, so are other elements like oxygen, radium, and barium. D. Silver iodide is used in photography. Photography is a widespread form of art, and it has become more popular than painting.

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bubulizzz, "I shall be" is not a verb phrase.
Added 1/12/2012 2:12:01 AM
Then I don't understand exactly what the "verb phrase" is, my fault, sorry.
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It's okay. Just do a thorough search next time or pass to another expert if unsure of the answer.
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